Friday, May 26, 2006, Chandigarh, India
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PM says autonomy to be discussed 
Proposes group on Centre-State ties
Srinagar, May 25
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh categorically said today that the issue of autonomy and self-rule will be discussed by one of the five groups to be constituted to deal with various aspects of the problems of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addresses a Press conference in Srinagar on Thursday. ó Tribune photo by Amin War
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addresses a Press conference in Srinagar on Thursday
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OHAMMED ElBaradei, director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, on Wednesday urged members of the U.S. Congress to approve a deal that would let the U.S. share civilian nuclear technology with India.

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Medicos turn down Kalamís appeal
New Delhi, May 25
The Presidentís appeal to medicos to call off their fast, like the Prime Ministerís before him, has met the same response. Agitating students are unyielding.

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4 tourists die in blast in valley
Srinagar, May 25
Four tourists, including a woman and a child, were killed and seven injured, two of them seriously, when the bus in which they were travelling was rocked by an explosion near Hazratbal on the outskirts of Srinagar this evening.


A tourist couple cry inside a hospital after their son was killed in a explosion in Srinagar on Thursday. ó Reuters
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In a big relief to Virbhadra Singh government in Himachal Pradesh, the Election Commission has rejected a petition by the BJP seeking disqualification of 12 Congress MLAs alleging that they had held offices of profit.

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New Delhi, May 25
Surveyors-General of India and Pakistan today held result-oriented and purposeful talks on Sir Creek, the 96-km-long estuary in the marshes of the Rann of Kutch, separating Gujarat (India) from Sind (Pakistan), which has been the bone of contention between the two countries.
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Big cats forced to diet at Chhat Bir
Chhat Bir (Patiala), May 25
The big cats at Chhat Bir Zoo are in bad shape. Yes, their regular meat supply has been cut by almost 60 per cent for the past three days. 
A pair of famished lions wait for their restricted meal
A pair of famished lions wait for their restricted meal. ó A Tribune photograph

Taking a serious view of the suspended meat supply to the Chhat Bir Zoo inmates, Mr Hansraj Joshan, Punjab Forest Minister, visited the zoo. Talking to The Tribune, the minister said the security deposit of the contractor would be forfeited and fresh tenders would be floated for buffalo meat contracts. He also added that directions have been given to the zoo management to provide meat regularly to the big cats till a permanent solution of the problem is found.

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